Goat Farming Training in Kavrepalanchok,Dapcha Chhatrebangh.

Skill Development Training Program (Goat Farming).

Goat production plays a significant role and opportunity in the economic and cultural life in Nepal, and goat accounts for 20 percent of the nation’s demand for meat.  In Nepal, goat meat is unique in that there are no cultural, ethnic or caste taboos against goat meat, unlike other meats.  Goat meat experiences its highest demand during the Dashain and other national festivals in Nepal.  Despite this, Nepal’s producers have been slow to respond to an ever-rising demand for goat meat, and Indian suppliers, who export over 400,000 goats each year to Nepal, supply 80 percent of Nepal’s demand.

The main advantages of starting Goat farming are as follows.

  • Starting a goat farming business requires low initial investment or capital.
  • Goats don’t require huge area for housing because their body size is comparatively smaller than other livestock animals.
  • Usually goats are very friendly in nature and very lovable.
  • Goats are good breeders and they reach sexual maturity within their 7-12 months of age and give birth of kids within a short time. And some goat breed produce numerous kids per kidding.
  • Risks are less for goat farming than any other livestock farming business.
  • Both male and female goats have almost equal value/price in the market.
  • No religious taboo against goat farming and meat consumption.
  • Goat milk is used for making various types of foods and it’s very easy to digest than milk of cows.
  • Commercial goat farming business has created a potential way of employment for unemployed people.
  • Goats are multi purpose animal. They can produce milk, meat, skin, fiber and manure at the same time.
  • There is no need of a high end housing system for goats. Even they can easily share their living place with their owners or his/her other livestock animals.
  • You can use the goat’s manure as a high quality natural fertilizer in crop field. This will directly help to maximize crop production.

General goals:

The general goal of this program is to improve the economic status of members of the women’s community group by establishing improved goat rearing approaches, techniques, and veterinary systems, which will enable the women’s group to take advantage of the growing local and regional market demand for goats.

Specific objectives:

  • Begin goat keeping under the improved system.
  • Increase the number of goats in the community.
  • Increase in the annual income of targeted farm households.

LOCATION:  Chertrabhajha of Kavrepalanchok of Nirdhan Utthan Bank Branch.

Number Of Participants: 25

DURATION: Three Days

LOCATION:  Chertrabhajha of Kavrepalanchok of Nirdhan Utthan Bank Branch.

TARGET GROUP: Member clients of Nirdhan Utthan Bank.

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